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IEN Welcomes New Steering Committee Member - Annie Chor ...

We are excited to announce Annie Chor Joyce as a new member of our network's Steering Committee.

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Meet IEN's New Board Member - Chavon Sutton

We are excited to announce Chavon Sutton as the newest member of our Board of Directors!

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IEN Endowments & Foundations Workshop in Boston

    On Wednesday, May 15, IEN convened an intimate group of leaders representing higher education endowments (trustees, investment committee members, and investment team staff) along with representatives from investment consulting, management and OCIO firms for a workshop to discuss best practices related to sustainable, impact investing as well as opportunities to demonstrate climate leadership. 

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2023 Fall Forum Event Summary

On October 25th, the Intentional Endowments Network hosted the 2023 Fall Forum at Virginia Wesleyan University. This half-day event provided a dynamic space for over 60 trustees, endowment stakeholders, asset managers, investment consultants, faculty, and non-profit partners to discuss important topics in the field of sustainable investment, including ESG integration, JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion), and sustainable investment options in retirement plans.

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Catalyzing Change: IEN’s HBCU Endowment Growth Workshop H...

In the heart of Long Beach, on the 11th of February, the 2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit commenced with the resonant voices of institutional leaders and industry experts gathered for the 2nd IEN's HBCU Endowment Growth Workshop. The gathering set the stage for a transformative dialogue on sustainable and mission-aligned investment and advancing sustainable capital growth at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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Scaling Impact Investing - Predistribution Gains Global M...

Delilah Rothenberg, Co-founder of Predistribution Initiative (PDI), shares updates on their work on regenerative approaches to asset allocation and investment structures that narrow the wealth gap for an inclusive economy.

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Celebrating the 2023 IEN Leadership Award Winners!

The Intentional Endowments Network (IEN) recently honored three sustainability champions for their contributions to climate justice and sustainable investing. Bhakti Mirchandani, Pedro Henriques da Silva, and Robert Litterman received the Awards in JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Investing, General Sustainable Investing, and Climate Investing Leadership categories, respectively. Awardees were recognized last month at IEN and Second Nature’s 2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit.

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2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit Summary

The annual Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit was hosted by the Intentional Endowments Network and Second Nature hosted their annual Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit  in Long Beach, CA from February 11-13th, 2024.

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IEN Q&A 2024 ESG and Sustainable Investing Trends: Impax'...

2023 saw major developments surrounding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments, including lawsuits, political controversy, and increased regulatory scrutiny. Despite these challenges, ESG investment performance remains strong. As we look ahead to 2024, IEN spoke with Jeff Vilker, Director of Defined & Contribution at Impax Asset Management on his thoughts of the state of ESG as we begin the year.

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13 University Teams to Participate in Challenge Focused o...

Undergraduate and graduate students from Cornell University, Columbia University, Bard College, Shenandoah University, University of Michigan, Felix Houphouet-Boigny University, Hampton University, Virginia Wesleyan University, Central Washington University, Smith College, University of Southern California, University of Minnesota, and the University of California Berkeley Haas to compete in the IEN Student Corporate Engagement Challenge.

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13 University Teams to Participate in Challenge Focused o...

Undergraduate and graduate students from Cornell University, Columbia University, Bard College, Shenandoah University, University of Michigan, Felix Houphouet-Boigny University, Hampton University, Virginia Wesleyan University, Central Washington University, Smith College, University of Southern California, University of Minnesota, and the University of California Berkeley Haas to compete in the IEN Student Corporate Engagement Challenge.

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IEN Q&A 2024 ESG and Sustainable Investing Trends: Impax'...

2023 saw major developments surrounding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments, including lawsuits, political controversy, and increased regulatory scrutiny. Despite these challenges, ESG investment performance remains strong. As we look ahead to 2024, IEN spoke with Jeff Vilker, Director of Defined & Contribution at Impax Asset Management on his thoughts of the state of ESG as we begin the year.

Read More


2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit Summary

The annual Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit was hosted by the Intentional Endowments Network and Second Nature hosted their annual Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit  in Long Beach, CA from February 11-13th, 2024.

Read More


Celebrating the 2023 IEN Leadership Award Winners!

The Intentional Endowments Network (IEN) recently honored three sustainability champions for their contributions to climate justice and sustainable investing. Bhakti Mirchandani, Pedro Henriques da Silva, and Robert Litterman received the Awards in JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Investing, General Sustainable Investing, and Climate Investing Leadership categories, respectively. Awardees were recognized last month at IEN and Second Nature’s 2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit.

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Scaling Impact Investing - Predistribution Gains Global M...

Delilah Rothenberg, Co-founder of Predistribution Initiative (PDI), shares updates on their work on regenerative approaches to asset allocation and investment structures that narrow the wealth gap for an inclusive economy.

Read More


Catalyzing Change: IEN’s HBCU Endowment Growth Workshop H...

In the heart of Long Beach, on the 11th of February, the 2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit commenced with the resonant voices of institutional leaders and industry experts gathered for the 2nd IEN's HBCU Endowment Growth Workshop. The gathering set the stage for a transformative dialogue on sustainable and mission-aligned investment and advancing sustainable capital growth at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Read More


2023 Fall Forum Event Summary

On October 25th, the Intentional Endowments Network hosted the 2023 Fall Forum at Virginia Wesleyan University. This half-day event provided a dynamic space for over 60 trustees, endowment stakeholders, asset managers, investment consultants, faculty, and non-profit partners to discuss important topics in the field of sustainable investment, including ESG integration, JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion), and sustainable investment options in retirement plans.

Read More


IEN Endowments & Foundations Workshop in Boston

    On Wednesday, May 15, IEN convened an intimate group of leaders representing higher education endowments (trustees, investment committee members, and investment team staff) along with representatives from investment consulting, management and OCIO firms for a workshop to discuss best practices related to sustainable, impact investing as well as opportunities to demonstrate climate leadership. 

Read More


Meet IEN's New Board Member - Chavon Sutton

We are excited to announce Chavon Sutton as the newest member of our Board of Directors!

Read More


IEN Welcomes New Steering Committee Member - Annie Chor ...

We are excited to announce Annie Chor Joyce as a new member of our network's Steering Committee.

Read More


13 University Teams to Participate in Challenge Focused o...

Undergraduate and graduate students from Cornell University, Columbia University, Bard College, Shenandoah University, University of Michigan, Felix Houphouet-Boigny University, Hampton University, Virginia Wesleyan University, Central Washington University, Smith College, University of Southern California, University of Minnesota, and the University of California Berkeley Haas to compete in the IEN Student Corporate Engagement Challenge.

Read More


2023 Fall Forum Event Summary

On October 25th, the Intentional Endowments Network hosted the 2023 Fall Forum at Virginia Wesleyan University. This half-day event provided a dynamic space for over 60 trustees, endowment stakeholders, asset managers, investment consultants, faculty, and non-profit partners to discuss important topics in the field of sustainable investment, including ESG integration, JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion), and sustainable investment options in retirement plans.

Read More


2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit Summary

The annual Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit was hosted by the Intentional Endowments Network and Second Nature hosted their annual Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit  in Long Beach, CA from February 11-13th, 2024.

Read More


Catalyzing Change: IEN’s HBCU Endowment Growth Workshop H...

In the heart of Long Beach, on the 11th of February, the 2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit commenced with the resonant voices of institutional leaders and industry experts gathered for the 2nd IEN's HBCU Endowment Growth Workshop. The gathering set the stage for a transformative dialogue on sustainable and mission-aligned investment and advancing sustainable capital growth at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Read More


Celebrating the 2023 IEN Leadership Award Winners!

The Intentional Endowments Network (IEN) recently honored three sustainability champions for their contributions to climate justice and sustainable investing. Bhakti Mirchandani, Pedro Henriques da Silva, and Robert Litterman received the Awards in JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Investing, General Sustainable Investing, and Climate Investing Leadership categories, respectively. Awardees were recognized last month at IEN and Second Nature’s 2024 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit.

Read More


IEN Endowments & Foundations Workshop in Boston

    On Wednesday, May 15, IEN convened an intimate group of leaders representing higher education endowments (trustees, investment committee members, and investment team staff) along with representatives from investment consulting, management and OCIO firms for a workshop to discuss best practices related to sustainable, impact investing as well as opportunities to demonstrate climate leadership. 

Read More


IEN Q&A 2024 ESG and Sustainable Investing Trends: Impax'...

2023 saw major developments surrounding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments, including lawsuits, political controversy, and increased regulatory scrutiny. Despite these challenges, ESG investment performance remains strong. As we look ahead to 2024, IEN spoke with Jeff Vilker, Director of Defined & Contribution at Impax Asset Management on his thoughts of the state of ESG as we begin the year.

Read More


IEN Welcomes New Steering Committee Member - Annie Chor ...

We are excited to announce Annie Chor Joyce as a new member of our network's Steering Committee.

Read More


Meet IEN's New Board Member - Chavon Sutton

We are excited to announce Chavon Sutton as the newest member of our Board of Directors!

Read More


Scaling Impact Investing - Predistribution Gains Global M...

Delilah Rothenberg, Co-founder of Predistribution Initiative (PDI), shares updates on their work on regenerative approaches to asset allocation and investment structures that narrow the wealth gap for an inclusive economy.

Read More


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